SPOILER ALERT! Bake Off contestants try their hand at ornamental trifle terrines - but who was this week’s star baker?

The Great British Bake Off: - Paul Hollywood, Noel Fielding, Prue Leith

The Great British Bake Off: - Paul Hollywood, Noel Fielding, Prue Leith - Credit: C4

This week the Great British Bake Off contestants were tasked to create an ornamental trifle terrine – but whose baking skills impressed Prue and Paul?

Sophie, original
ly from Suffolk but now living in Surrey, taking part in the new series of The Gre

Sophie, original ly from Suffolk but now living in Surrey, taking part in the new series of The Great British Bake Off. Photo: Mark Bourdillon / Channel 4 - Credit: Archant

The budding bakers had four and a half hours to complete the challenge to produce a multi-layered taste sensation.

Former Army officer Sophie Faldo, who was originally from Suffolk, was crowned this week’s star baker, blowing the judges away with her ‘Rasperry, yuzu and white chocolate buche terrine trifle’.

Paul Hollywood said: “Sophie stepped up to the plate and created one of those bakes you want to go back to again and again and again.”

James Hillery from Essex was eliminated from the show after his Union Jack style trifle, named ‘The Missed Silver Jubilee Terrine’, failed to impress.

Essex baker James, taking part in The Great British Bake Off this year. Photo: Mark Bourdillon / Cha

Essex baker James, taking part in The Great British Bake Off this year. Photo: Mark Bourdillon / Channel 4 - Credit: Archant


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Leaving the Bake Off he said: “I wanted to do this to put myself up against really good bakers to see how good I was.

“To be part of that is really humbling.”

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